POSITION:     Mechanic                                           

DEPARTMENT:     Parks & Recreation

REPORTS TO:     Director of Maintenance             

FLSA:     Union Salary Non-Exempt

Position Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Responsible for maintenance operations at City Parks and Facilities
  • Services all Park Department vehicles and equipment
  • Changes oil and filters, greases chassis and adjusts brakes on Park Department vehicles, and equipment.
  • Ensures proper repair by testing vehicles and equipment.
  • Removes, repairs and installs tires
  • Cleans equipment with pressure washer.
  • Works in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Maintains and reports daily work sheets of assigned tasks.
  • Unlock and secure facility as needed.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools and light machinery.
  • Mechanical duties as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director and Assistant Director of Maintenance.
  • Must maintain a clean orderly maintenance facility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Working ability to use a cutting torch and electric welder.
  • Considerable ability to analyze equipment.
  • Considerable ability to troubleshoot.
  • Working knowledge of departmental operations and equipment needs.
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting.
  • Changes suspension springs, sweeper brooms and king pins.
  • Removes and installs gasoline engines
  • Performs tune-ups on gasoline engines.
  • Changes bells and makes minor adjustments to vehicles.

Minimum Qualificatons:

Education/Training: High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Experience: Minimum of 4  years of mechanical experience in heavy trucks or equipment, and small engine repair.

Preferred Qualifications: CDL license, 2 years in maintenance  or field experience, backhoe, and other heavy equipment experience.

Working Conditions:Outdoors under harsh weather conditions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a wide variety of environments, including extreme heat and cold.
  • Ability to read.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.
  • Ability to extend hand (s) and arm(s).
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to push, pull, carry and list a minimum of 50 lbs..
  • Ability to climb ladders and handle heights.

How to Apply:  Here is the online application

Position will remain open until filled